Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Chile friendly with Paraguay - December 21st

Chile is scheduled to have a Friendly against Paraguay on December 21st. Chile and Paraguay last played on November 15th during the South America World Cup Qualifiers which resulted in a 2-0 victory for Chile. Although some of their key players were missing such as Jorge Valdivia, Arturo Vidal, and Jean Beausejour, they still managed to get a victory and secure the 3 points that they desperately needed. Their next opponent for the 2014 World Cup qualifiers will be Bolivia in which they are scheduled to play on June 2, 2012.

2014 World Cup Qualifying - Conmebol Table

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Football in Chile

The Chilean national football team represents Chile in all international football competitions. The team is controlled by the Federación de Fútbol de Chile which was established in 1895, and is currently being coached under Claudio Borghi. They have appeared in seven World Cup tournaments and were hosts of the 1962 FIFA World Cup finishing in third place. Chile qualified in the 2010 World Cup by finishing second in the South American CONMEBOL qualifications, behind Brazil, and overall reaching round of 16 at the tournament. Currently, Chile is ranked 13th by the FIFA World Rankings.